Urban Farming

Urban Farming

Grow fresh produce in your own sustainable small farm by earning Gateway’s Urban Farming advanced technical certificate. Combine specialized technical skills with entrepreneurship to cultivate urban areas and produce fruits, vegetables and herbs that you can market, sell and, of course, eat! This program is open to students who have completed or are in the process of completing a Horticulture associate degree or possess equivalent knowledge and skills. 

  • Advance your Horticulture degree by earning an Urban Farming certificate. Not only will you gain advanced technical knowledge in growing plants in urban conditions, but you’ll gain skills in farming, business and marketing.
  • Work hands-on in Gateway’s own Urban Farm and Market, learning to sell produce, herbs and plants that you’ve grown yourself to real customers.
  • Become an entrepreneur with hands-on business training that specializes the skills you developed in your related program.
  • Start your own small farm, equipped with the skills necessary to schedule, grow and deliver the highest quality produce to CSA members or farmer’s markets.
Program Credits

12

Location

Kenosha Campus

Financial Aid Eligible

No

Estimated Program Cost

Tuition & Fees: $1,919
Books & Supplies: $2,108

Start Dates

Fall, Spring, Summer

Salary Outlook

N/A